Optimizing Memory Performance of Lenovo ThinkSystem ServersPlanning / Implementation

11 Jul 2017
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This paper examines the architecture and memory performance of the Lenovo® ThinkSystem™ servers based on the Intel Xeon Processor Scalable family. The performance analysis in this paper covers memory latency, bandwidth, and application performance. In addition, the paper describes performance issues that are related to memory speed and memory DIMM ranks. Finally, the paper recommends best practices for configuring the memory subsystem for optimal performance on Lenovo ThinkSystem servers.

Table of Contents

Processors and memory in ThinkSystem servers
Memory performance
Summary of best practices for optimal memory performance